Questions tagged [video]

Questions related to playing or editing video on the Raspberry Pi, both in SD and HD.

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Best way to sync OMXPlayer video with audio stream?

I am having issues getting OMXPlayer video played on a TV via HDMI to sync with audio streamed over the network. My thought was delay the video output by ~500 ms then use pavucontrol to fine tune the ...
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A working HDMI switch for Raspberry PI 3?

I have a Pi 3 and regular desktop computer with a single (DVI input) monitor. The desktop and Pi both have HDMI out for video. I use an HDMI > DVI cable to connect whichever device I want to use to ...
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Photo and video slideshow digital signage

I am building a digital signage solution using a Raspberry Pi and would I like to play photo and video randomly, in an endless loop, whilst in full screen mode. Is there a ready-made open-source ...
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Download video and play on repeat

I have got a Raspberry Pi 3 connected to a monitor and connected to the WiFi. Now I have a video hosted on my server, and I want the Raspberry Pi to automatically download the video (if not downloaded ...
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Video output filter

I would like to be imbed a filter in the Pi’s HDMI output such that pixels are slightly rearranged. Specifically, I’m after a retro pincushion effect ([ ] -> ( )). I need it to be active even in the ...
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start videoplayback simultaneously on 5+ PIs

I am helping friend of mine with her exhibition in video arts. Right now her concept requires 6 Beamers to loop videos, distributed over three floors in an relatively large building, with one PI per ...
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Is a home surveillance system possible using the RasPi?

I've been searching a while trying to find a way to have a Home Surveillance system using the RasPi, but unable to find a solution that includes all of the following. Would someone know of a solution ...
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Limit to number of videos that can be selected via buttons in kiosk?

I'll try to make this brief initially, in hopes that someone knows off the bat that there is some limit in omxplayer that I'm hitting. If not, I can post the code and more details about what I've ...
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GPU accelerated Video decoding on a browser. Is it possible?

Let's say I have a Rpi (B+) and want it to act as Kiosk, where a video will play on a loop in fullscreen. The video will change programatically, so I need an API to control it. I've done this before, ...
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super high fps for low resulution

I'm looking for a solution like this: if i want to sample a camera (or some bitmap stream) in a frame rate of 1000 fps, Is it possible to do so with rasberry pi? what will be the resulution? (i need ...
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Omxplayer how to stream video to external react frontend

So the videos are on the pi, we have a react frontend on my local machine connecting to the flask backend which is on the pi. I need a way to get the video from the pi displaying on the website ...
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Installing opencv (C++) on Raspberry pi and other misc packages

I've been doing a fair amount of research in regards to installing opencv on to a raspberrian distro, but the problem is that there is far too many different methods to installing it and truth be told,...
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No OpenGL hardware rendering using mpv

In order to have a hardware-accelerated mpv on my RPi 3 (running Raspbian 8.0) I followed this Tutorial using the »Build it yourself« section and the scripts from this mpv repository. However, when I ...
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FFMPEG video rendering on raspberry pi 3b+

I'm currently planning on making a little GIF making machine. After a button press, the rPi records a 5 seconde video from a 720p USB camera. Then, the rPi should chroma key the video and then convert ...
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How to stream audio/video from Raspberry Pi to Windows PC

I have a Raspberry Pi 3b that I am using as a radio server with a rtl-sdr (Realtec Software Defined Radio). I would like to have any audio coming from the Raspberry Pi to be streamed to my windows 10 ...
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Overlay a plot of sensor readings on video output

I'm working on a project where I use a Pi + camera + sensors. I would like to use the picamera module and overlay a moving plot of the real-time sensor readings on the video output by using the ...
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Raspberry Pi no signal to hdmi

This is the first time I've tried to use a raspberry pi, I bought a CannaKit that came preloaded with NOOBS. When I attempt to boot with the HDMI my screen says no signal, the HDMI output is correct, ...
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Video looper not working

I'm currently on site installing an art installation and am having trouble with my video looper failing. I used the image from Tim Schwartz and it appeared to be fine at my studio, but now it is ...
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Should playing uncompressed RGB video files consume strictly less resources than playing encoded files?

I don't know much about video, but to play an h264 encoded file into a screen, don't you have to decode it to something like RGB first? I would expect playing a video that is in RGB format to skip the ...
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How to play specific video files through python script based on passed integer

I have an oddly specific problem, though aren't they all? I have a RPi 3B+ on stretch that I'm trying to boot into a python script that I've written that receives an integer and passes it to two ...
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Automatic shutdown of Pi based on timer

I'm looking to have my pi shutdown automatically based on a time interval (rather than the time of day). This is for an art installation and the reason I am turning off the pi is because it will ...
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No video on SV-3 instrument viewer

When I set the Pi (Zero) up with the required 640x480 60Hz mode in config.txt the SV-3 reports no signal. But if I plug a VGA Acer monitor in to the Pi and then unplug it, plugging in the SV-3 works! ...
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Hardware-accelerated h264 encoding possible?

The Raspberry Pi will do hardware accelerated h264 encoding when recording video from the camera board. How can I encode h264 (using hardware acceleration) when the source images are not coming ...
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Raspberry pi 3B+ RCA noisy video output

I am working on a project in which I would like to connect my RPI to an old CRT TV, For this, I am using a 3.5mm to RCA composite cable. But when I connect my raspberry pi and TV the output on so ...
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Live video streaming over bluetooth

I'm currently making a little project, and i need my Raspberry Pi 3b to transmit an USB webcam stream trough Bluetooth to display to an Android smartphone or any other portable device (like another ...
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Weird resolution

So, im new to the raspberry pi. When i first started it and installed the raspian os with noobs, it had fine resolution. But then i rebooted, and for some reason the noobs menu was in alright ...
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I want to webcam stream 24/7 to open Internet

I am a teacher, and we are using a 3-D printer. I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, as well as the Webcam Module Version 2, and I have the camera set up and can see video by typing in localhost:8081 into ...
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Xorg doesn't properly work on RPI3

I'm trying to configure Xorg on my Raspberry Pi 3 (Model B). I've just installed Debian GNU/Linux (unstable/arm64) and it runs. Then, I've decided to install Xorg, LightDM, and i3 but I'm having ...
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HD-SDI video out from Pi3?

Is it possible to get HD-SDI video directly out from a Raspberry Pi (via breakout board or something)? I have seen an Arduino SDI camera controller, but I am looking for video out. I have also found ...
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How to view videos played on omxplayer via ssh or vnc?

Currently whenever I play a video omxplayer starts playing it. But I cannot actually see the video being played. For example I run the following command to play it. omxplayer video.mp4 How do I make ...
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How to log camera video to Rasberry Pi?

I have a Raspberry Pi and a webcam, what I want is to connect the webcam to the Pi, and log the camera content to an SD card. How to do it? I have searched it on google, it seems I need a video card ...
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128GB in Rpi3b+?

I’m thinking about getting a Samsung 128GB microsd as they’re cheap in Amazon and I assume not fake/shanzai. But can the Rpi3b+ use this? Also it is speed 10 and U3 rated because there’s no longer ...
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DIY conference room with Raspberry Pi

What is the best DIY conference room setup? Are there any free solutions that allow me to use a Raspberry Pi with a tv, webcam etc most importantly with its on dial in screen operable via remote (...
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Undefined Reference to `vc_gencmd(char *, int, char const *, …)`

I wanted to control the raspberry pi camera with MMAL and I used the RaspiCamControl.c file to learn how to control the camera component then I wrote a class about it. I've created and added all the ...
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Mame on Raspbian gives error: “Could not initialize SDL No available video device”

I am building a MAME cabinet. I got some ROMS, tested everything on my laptop, and now I am trying to put it on a raspberry pi 3 to use in the cabinet. I thought it would be nice to minimize memory ...
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Auto-login into LXDE and auto-start video-player (omxplayer)

The objective is to start an Raspberry PI, auto-login into a user account and auto-play a video in fullscreen mode (using omxplayer) in endless mode. So questions are: how to auto-login into LXPanel ...
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RaspberryPi Camera - bcm2835-v4l2 kernel module source

I want to make some optimizations on camera kernel module so it can work better with a camera multiplexer module. There are 4 camera multiplexed by GPIO pins and some hardware. I have cloned the v4l-...
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How to play WMV with omxplayer?

I have WMV files (among others) omxplayer won't play. What to do?
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Use Raspberry Pi GPIO to sync multiple video players. Possible?

Is it possible to use GPIO to sync multiple RasPi video players? As shown in the picture below, I need to sync 16 RasPi video players. The master RasPi will trigger the video players (start, stop, ...
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How to exit omxplayer without command line?

I'm running default raspbian with the desktop environment. If I start omxplayer without allocating a console, I have no access to the control keys and can't get it to exit. Am I doing something wrong? ...
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Recording video using Motion regardless of motion detection

I'm trying to record a video using Motion, but it only records when a motion detected. Is there any option to use it as an ordinary video capture software?
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What Operating System/Web Browser supports HTML5 video with hardware acceleration on the Raspberry Pi?

Problem: I'm currently attempting to boot my Raspberry Pi into kiosk mode so that an HTML5 Video will play without skipping. My problem is that all video skips and will not play smoothly without GPU ...
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Video is playing in omxplayer - now how do I control it?

I'm new to Pi and Linux. I'm running Raspian on a Pi3 and have managed to play a video from the file explorer by entering omxplayer in the command line option. Now my video is playing but I have no ...
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Flask server blog question

I am about to embark on my first experience with Rasb Pi and I want to utilize the code from this blog on how to stream motion JPEG thru a Python Flask server, Flask Video Streaming Revisited. The ...
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Is the pi-zero capable enough to play video?

The project would be a turnkey video player: plug it in to the hdmi display and power, and it plays a prepared video list in a loop. No user controls or anything; brute stupid to use in the field. ...
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RPi Zero W - /dev/video0

So I have RPi Zero w with raspiban Jessie installed, with a Flex cable connected camera. when I run raspistill I am able to see an image, however when trying to get to ls /dev/video0, it is not ...
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How can I broadcast OSC messages to multiple RasPi's on my network?

I am trying to figure out how to broadcast OSC messages to multiple RasPi's on my network. I have 14 RasPi's, each running a video player that can be controlled with OSC. Each RasPi and connected to ...
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Using ffmpeg to capture whatever is being globally sent to video output (ie: hdmi output)

I have setup a RTSP monitor with a Raspberry Pi 3, using this tutorial: https://community.ubnt.com/t5/UniFi-Video/Tutorial-RTSP-Raspberry-Pi-B-Viewer-6-Cam-4-Cam/td-p/1536448 TLDR: it uses the ...
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Installing MPV with FFmpeg + MMAL: Could not create EGL surface!

I would like to build mpv from source for the raspberry pi. This is turning out to be quite difficult. Error pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ./mpv-build/mpv/build/mpv --hwdec=mmal --vo=rpi --log-file=~/mpv.log ...
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MPV with MMAL does not open application window

I've built mpv on the raspberry pi 3b+ (stretch-2018-06-27) using the following procedure from: No OpenGL hardware rendering using mpv Quick & Easy: Hardware Accelerated MPV on Raspberry Pi 1/2/3 ...